A Complete New Zealand Holiday

   Book a Multi-sport Complete New Zealand Holiday “A New Zealand holiday isn’t complete without visiting a sheep farm. The Wilderness Lodge property encompasses 1650 hectares (4000 acres) of scenic high country & is home to 3000 sheep. Every second afternoon guests are invited to explore the farm on a complimentary guided trip. Watch sheep-dogs…Details

Cycling Vacation Tips

Here are some Cycling Vacation Tips to consider when booking your Great Bike Tour Pick a trip that is an achievable challenge. Don’t try to be the world’s best rider. Do as much as you can to train the lead up to your Great Bike Tour and this will set you in good standing for…Details

The Best of Key West

Key West is a place that should be experienced in a long, slow sip. However you are able to experience it, you need to take advantage of every moment you have in this truly unique town...our American version of a Caribbean paradise. Pigeon Key, the one-time base camp for the workers that constructed Henry Flagler's…Details

Biking the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail

No place better to be in the winter months than the Florida Keys. Easy flat bike rides with short mileage and tailwinds along the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail. Imagine yourself completely surrounded by islands and beautiful waters. The FKOHT incorporates the bridges and provides access to the islands' many assets—scenic, environmental, recreational, cultural, historical…Details

Experiencing Milford Sound

On our 12 day New Zealand Bike Tour we have the option to fly over to Milford Sound for a boat cruise on the fiord. Milford Sound is a World Heritage Area sitting within the Fiordland National Park. “Despite its name, Milford Sound is actually a fiord, not a sound. It is also the only…Details

Busting Bicycle Vacation Myths

Anyone that has not done a bike tour with Great Bike Tours has some level of apprehension. Here are some of the most common bicycle vacation concerns. I am not a hardcore bike rider – I won’t be able to keep up. There are companies that put together hard core bicycle vacations – we are…Details

Visiting a National Historic Landmark – Jekyll Island

Once known as Jekyll Island Club, a.k.a. the “Millionaires Club”, members prized the island for its “sense of splendid isolation,” beautiful landscape, and moderate climate. Jekyll Island, with its cottage colony and clubhouse, was viewed as a little paradise, where members and guests pursued “a life of elegant leisure.” https://www.jekyllisland.com/history/historic-landmark-district/ Few regions in the United…Details

White Pine Camp – Adirondack Great Camp

    White Pine Camp is one of our favorite stops in the Adirondacks was also known as the “Summer White House” of President Calvin Coolidge. White Pine Camp is a wonderfully restored “Great Camp”. This wonderful location was built with excellent craftsmanship over a century ago. This year round retreat puts you in the…Details